However, the popular north London Golf Course has announced its latest Legends Winter Golf prices for the off-season in 2016…
From November 1st 2016 it’s just £37.50 per golfer for the Legends Winter Four-ball at The Shire London, with pre-golf coffee and bacon rolls, a round on the Ballesteros Masters Course, and post-golf hot soup all included.
Your four-ball must tee off before 10am, and the offer is valid from Monday to Thursday until March 31st 2017.
The deal is also available on Fridays for just £40 per golfer.
During the same period, the Legends Winter Society Golf deal offers superb value for twelve golfers or more at just £40 per golfer from Monday to Wednesday, with the society organiser playing for free.
The price rises slightly to £45 per golfer on Thursdays and Fridays.
The Society deal includes pre-golf coffee and bacon rolls, a round on the Ballesteros Masters Course, and a one-course Golfer’s Meal post-round.
Your society will also enjoy a private dining area and a dedicated Starter, with Long Drive and Nearest The Pin competitions and prizes also included in the price.
The Shire London is a 27-hole facility near Barnet, north London, featuring the only Severiano Ballesteros-designed golf course in the UK.
Its 18-hole Ballesteros Masters Course measures 7,028 yards, with six par 3s, six par 4s and six par 5s.
Its 9-hole Ballesteros Challenge Course features a mix of par 3s and 4s, and is the ideal introduction to golf for all ages and abilities.
The Shire Academy is one of the leading teaching centres in the south of England, and with the tranquil setting of the golf course, first-class conference rooms and a top-rated restaurant.
The Shire London is also a well-equipped and popular venue for golf societies, corporate golf days, conferencing and banqueting.
It is situated two minutes from the M25/A1(M) South Mimms junction, with easy access to the motorway network.
The sister facility the West London Golf Centre is a high-quality golf facility located near Northolt in London, open to the public.
One of London’s best-equipped golf centres, WLGC features a 9-hole, 3,037 Yard Par 36 golf course; a floodlit 26-bay range; a Dinosaur Adventure Golf attraction; a Putting & Short Game Zone; a 4,500sq ft American golf superstore offering custom-fitting.
There is also a Scott Cranfield golf school; and the fully-licensed Coffee House bar and restaurant.
Another 18 holes will soon be available on the adjacent West London Links, a brand-new championship-length golf course.
The Shire London, West London Golf Centre and West London Links are created, owned and operated by The Bridgedown Group.
The Group has also announced plans to create The Dye London club near Edgware in north London, bringing world-famous golf architects Dye Designs to the UK for the first time.
The Bridgedown Group is a family-run business involving Tony and Anne Menai-Davis and their sons Ceri and Cae.
“We are incredibly flattered to be have been rated London’s #1 right through 2016, and I invite all UK golfers to come and see how much we care about remaining in the top spot.
“At our heart we have the tremendously enjoyable Ballesteros Masters Course, which is Seve’s unique and lasting legacy to golf in the UK. Around that, we have tried to create an equally enjoyable experience for all visitors, whether they are members, guests, golf day or green fee customers, or indeed non-golfers who just come here to enjoy the atmosphere.” Said Club Director Ceri Menai-Davis.
See for full details or call 0208 441 7649 to make a booking.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about a tee time, and bookings can also be made via the website.
By Andy Hiseman